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I Did it. Changed the alternator.

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Old 09-25-2010, 06:53 AM
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Default I Did it. Changed the alternator.

I changed the alternator yesterday. It took me about 3 hours....I know it should only take about 1 hour to do but I am a perfecionist.

Just a couple of real quick questions.

1. I replaced my front low beam headlights 2 weeks ago. Yesterday after the alternator fix, drove for about 30 min. Received a bulb failure, low beam again. Where should I look for a short in the headlight.?

2. Only getting 19.2 mpg.

See, that wasn't too painful.

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Old 09-25-2010, 07:32 AM
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19.2mpg is about right avg. depending on your drivinf habbits. I can get as good at 32 hwy if I really try.
 
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Old 09-25-2010, 08:08 AM
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I can I didn't take into account of my 16 yr old son drving habbits...lol
 
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Old 09-25-2010, 09:36 PM
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Default yea!

Three hours is a good time, well done.
Always attack problems from the simple side first, think about starting cheap and work toward expensive.
Start with the bulb, check the connection, check the fuse and up the line.
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Old 09-25-2010, 09:38 PM
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Congrats on changing it!!!
 
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:01 AM
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Thanks Tech for the advice.

I am going to change the bulb one more time, then start my search
 
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